Welcome to Third Mind Books

Third Mind Books is a brick-and-mortar bookstore located in Downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan, specializing in first editions and rare books on the Beat Generation and other notable movements. Learn more about Third Mind Books


All the items on our website are carefully curated by our team, and the descriptions provide contextual analysis, a synopsis of the contents, as well as an evaluation of the physical condition. Read carefully to find out just how special it is. 

Collecting First Editions is not just for avid readers or intellectual types. Anyone can express themselves on their shelves with their choice to represent an author, title, or genre while also investing in a tangible piece of history that will only continue to grow in value.